“Bringeth to a full rousing bubble, then add two drops oil of boil and a dead man’s toe. Next, add a dab of newt saliva, dash of pox. Stir thrice. One final thing and all is done. Add a piece of thine own tongue… …Administer one drop to victim and stand back. When victim’s life … More Not Just a Bunch of Hocus Pocus
“…the simple bare necessities…” The Look – fresh and glowy, the quick and easy way. Number of Items – three, that’s all. Tips – multi-purpose products are a good idea, paying attention to colors makes quite a difference. THE BASE Always start with a clean and moisturized skin before applying any makeup on the … More The Bare Necessities
It is said King Midas washed his power of turning objects into gold in the waters. (Re)Discover three fragrances which seemed to have captured this precious metal in their bottle… THE ICONIC – N°5, Chanel Iconic since Marilyn’s revelation to the press, Chanel N°5 is a comforting presence which brings warmth to the heart. A … More Gold in a Bottle.
Escaping the daily urban reality. Gazing at the wild landscape. Feeling the warm atmosphere. Summer. One season. Two interpretations. SMOKY BLOOM – Fresh sunrise. Dusty breeze. Blushing petals. FACE. Shade and light. Apply a BB cream where needed and if needed. Add a little bronzer in a 3-shape to give the face dimension and color. EYES. Think … More Down to Earth
Taking a look at the latest Chanel runway show, the 60s seem to make a comeback both in fashion and beauty. However, what does it actually mean and how to interpret it in 2017? THE MOD(S) Let’s start from the beginning. The Mod – or Modernist – is considered a subculture which first bloomed in London. … More Get in the Mod
Empress Sissi, portrait by Franz Xaver Winterhalter Unconventional. Independent. Wild. Empress Elisabeth of Austria certainly did not leave anyone indifferent. Well captured by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, the Empress of Hearts was also known for her beauty. The German painter shows a radiant-looking Sissi whose features seem to be delicately enhanced by touches of makeup. Scroll … More Empress Sissi [Heart-to-Art]
Chocolate Bar eyeshadow palette, Too Faced Released back in 2014, this Too Faced palette quickly became a must-have – iconic – object for any makeup collector. Along with its appealing packaging and its well-chosen color range, it was its delicious chocolate scent that created the buzz. Since then, the tasty experience expanded with the Semi-Sweet … More Chocolate Bar [Too Faced]
The 10-day trial period requested by Clinique for best results has come to an end which means it is time for a review. However, a skin care review would not be complete without a component check. So, for each product, I searched every single ingredient’s information and categorized them into 3 groups: no to very low … More Clean-ique or not, Clinique?
Magnetic, versatile, sophisticated… Fuchsia puts red back in the shade! How to steal the spotlight from day to night? Keep scrolling… For a fresh day-time look, a flawless complexion in key. Choose a lightweight foundation to even up the complexion and apply a baby pink blush to the apples of the cheeks. No heavy eye makeup … More Flashing Fuchsia
THE STORY BEGINS… … with an investigative interview under the title “Can Great Skin Be Created?” in the year 1967 Vogue issue. Its editor Carol Phillips was looking for the next revolution in terms of skin care. Her research lead to a certain Dr. Norman Orentriech whose 3-Step method was not common at the time. … More Can Great Skin Be Created? [Clinique]